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09/14/13Tim Kaine's Bold New War Proposal For Obamahuffingtonpost.com
From the beginning, Tim Kaine made his position clear in public and private to the president and his aides: He supported a punitive strike against Syria, but he wanted his good friend Barack Obama to come to Congress for permission to launch it. “When they would do briefing calls to senators in the week before the president made his decision, I was very much encouraging him [to go to Congress].
07/08/13Spitzer v. Fitzgerald: Second Acts In Politicshuffingtonpost.com
Eliot Spitzer, the previously disgraced former governor of New York, told me today that he is testing what may be new dynamics of personal transgression and forgiveness in politics. In 2008, Spitzer resigned amid disclosures that he had paid as much as $80,000 to prostitutes over several years. Yesterday, a little more than five years after his humiliating departure, the 54-year-old Harvard-educated lawyer declared his candidacy for comptroller of New York City, a little-known but powerful post.
02/07/13Karl Rove Is Donehuffingtonpost.com
Deep-dyed conservatives have a right to ask the Roves of the world what the establishment GOPers have done to erase the debt, limit the reach of the federal government or enhance a libertarian view of the world. The answer, to the Rand Pauls of the world, is simple: nothing.